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Taking WordPress backups regularly would be the best thing for website security. A regular backup will help and save you in fatal moments such as when you have deleted some file yourself or it gets hacked by someone. There are several both free and paid WordPress backup plugins that you can easily use in your WordPress site.

In this article, we are going to share the 7 best WordPress backup plugins for 2020.

Shortlist of 7 Best WordPress Backup Plugins

  1. All  in one wp Migration
  2. UpdraftPlus
  3. BackupBuddy
  4. VaultPress (with Jetpack)
  5. BackWPUp
  6. BackUpWordPress
  7. Duplicator
  8. WP Database Backup

Review of the 7 Best Backup Plugins for WordPress

01. All  in one wp Migration:

All in one WP Migration
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You can create your website’s backup using the “All-in-One WP Migration” plugin. To create a backup for your WordPress website at first install this plugin from your WordPress dashboard. After installing and activating the plugin go to “All-in-One WP Migration” from your WordPress dashboard. Click on “Export To” and select “FILE” to create the backup. After creating backup you can see a popup box for downloading backup. Click the download button and the backup file with “.wpress” extension will be downloaded. Keep this file in your local storage or anywhere safe for future restoration. Whenever you want to restore, just import that file and the backup will be restored.

If you export your backup to any cloud storage (FTP, Dropbox, Google Drive, Onedrive), click on “EXPORT TO” and choose from the drop-down menu.

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02. UpdraftPlus

updraftplus wordpress backup plugin
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UpdraftPlus is the Worlds leading backup, restore and migration plugin which is used by millions of  WordPress users and you can use it with your WordPress site to take backup with confidence. It’s secure, fast and easy to use plugin which can be used for getting both backup and restoration of database or website files with one click. This plugin also allows you to include or exclude plugins, themes, uploads, and any directory in the wp-content folder in the backup.

UpdraftPlus has a premium version for which you have to pay.  With the paid version it supports backups to Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace Cloud, DreamObjects, FTP, Microsoft OneDrive, SFTP, SCP, WebDAV, OpenStack Swift, and email as well.

Key Note: UpdraftPlus premium packages start from only $70

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03. BackupBuddy

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Backup Buddy is one of the most popular and comprehensive solutions for WordPress site owners which is created by iThemes. With just a few clicks, it enables you to backup your entire website from your WordPress dashboard. You can schedule automatic backups as well and also send your backup files to a remote secure location, and restore your files quickly.

Key Note: Backup Buddy is a premium WordPress plugin, and its packages start from only $80.

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04. VaultPress (with Jetpack)

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VaultPress is another leading real-time backup and security scanning service founded by Automattic. This plugin is now part of Jetpack which effortlessly backs up every post, comment, media file, revision, and dashboard setting on your WordPress site to their servers. By using VaultPress you will be protected against hackers, malware, accidental damage, and host outages.

Key Note: VaultPress offers different types of plans which start from $39 per year.

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05. BackWPUp

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BackWPup is one of the free plugins to create easily backup or store it on the cloud (Dropbox, Amazon S3, Rackspace, etc), FTP, email, or on your computer. It also allows you to restore or move WordPress to a new host or domain.

Key Note: BackWPup has also premium plan that offers from $48

Get Started with BackWPup

06. BackUpWordPress

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BackUpWordPress is another free and simple plugin that is available for a fast and automatic scheduling backup of a WordPress site. This plugin is easy to use and doesn’t have any complicated settings. It will back up your entire site including your database and all your files on a schedule that suits you. Try it now to see how easy it is! This plugin requires PHP version 5.3.2

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07. Duplicator

dulicator wordpress migration plugin
Image Credit: Duplicator – WordPress Migration Plugin

Duplicator is one of the popular backup plugins that helps WP users the ability to migrate, copy, move or clone a site from one location to another and also serves as a simple backup utility. This plugin requires some technical knowledge. So if you are good at the tech field then you can easily handle this plugin with zero downtime migrations like other plugins in this list.

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08. WP Database Backup

WP Database Backup
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BackUpWordPress is another popular free backup plugin with more than70,000 active installations. This plugin helps you to create Database Backup and Restore Database Backup easily on a single click. Some of the key features might be more helpful.

  • Auto-backup.
  • Store database backup on safe place- Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon s3, FTP, Email.
  • Pagination.
  • Search and sort database backup feature.
  • Documentation

Get started with BackUpWordPress

Final Word

This is all about the 7 best WordPress backup plugins for 2020. We hope this list helped you to pick the right WordPress backup plugin for your site. If you liked this article, then you can see also our you may also want to see our 5 Best eCommerce Plugins for WordPress in 2020 compared for beginners.

On the other hand, If you know some other useful WordPress tools or plugins to backup a site, please share it with us in the comment section. Our editorial staff will be discussed on the topic as well.

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